Recommended Additional Resources
There is a ton of information about colonics, some valid, some not so much. Here’s reading, movies, books and other resources that we have compiled over the years that have helped us continue to learn.
Click Here for a 2006 white paper completed by Barton Memorial Hospital patients who could not tolerate the high-volume preps. Several choose to have their colonoscopy at BMH because of this offer and of these patients did, in fact, have pre-cancerous polyps at the time of their follow-up colonoscopy with the colon HydroPrep that otherwise would not have been seen.
Click here, for a 2011 Danbury Hosptial patient satisfaction survey. colon hydrotherapy causes a shift in serum electrolytes before versus after a colonic. Eight electrolytes – sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate, blood urine nitrogen, creatinine, glucos and calcium – were analyzed in the lab. No significant change in electrolytes were observed.
Click here, for a youtube a clip from colonics the movie about using colonics for colonoscopy prep
Click here, for a youtube trailer on a new movie on colonics showing interviews with clients, colon hydrotherapists and doctors.
I-ACT.org International Association of Colon Hydrotherapists
Website and Books, Dr. Jensen was a pioneer in holistic and alternative health having spent 60 years of his career successfully treating patients in his health sanitariums and health ranches. His practices included Iridology, tissue cleansing, and digestive health books and products.
He’s promoted as being a psychic and clairvoyant. The majority of Edgar Cayce’s readings deal with holistic health and the treatment of illness. As it was at the time Cayce was giving readings, still today, individuals from all walks of life and belief receive physical relief from illnesses or ailments through information given in the readings — some readings were given as far back as 100 years ago.
Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov
Won the nobel prize for his research in phagocytosis. He studied the immune system, finding that phagocytosis used to remove pathogens and other debris.
John Harvey Kellogg
Yes, the Kellogg cereal. Back in the 40’s John and his brother ran a health sanitarium ran a sanitarium using holistic methods, with a particular focus on nutrition, enemas and exercise. During their retreats they made a healthy breakfast which became Kellogg cereal.
Colon Hygiene, Kellogg, J. – Good Health Publishing Co., Battle Creek, MI. 1915
Dr. Norman Walker
He wrote some great books on colon health and vibrant health through juicing.
Her primary focus is raw foods, raw food diets but its inclusive of a holistic lifestyle.
The Second Brain
Michael D. Gershon M.D. – Harper Collins Publishers, New York, NY. 1998, 2003
She owns Renew life and has been for over 20 years work to help people achieve health through digestion. She has a full line of cleanses, pro biotics and gut solutions. She also does lectures nationwide and has written several books. Nutrition and digestion, natural detoxification methods, and herbal internal cleansing.